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Books for children from around the world.

From University of California Libraries (list), the University of Florida's "Literature for Children" Collection, the National Yiddish Book Center, the New York Public Library, International Children's Digital Library, and other libraries.

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562
Conduct of life
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Children's stories
132
Children -- Conduct of life
111
Christian life
100
Children's poetry
82
Children's stories, American
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otis, james, 1848-1912
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ellis, edward sylvester, 1840-1916
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abbott, jacob, 1803-1879
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hughs, mrs. (mary)
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fitzhugh, percy keese, 1876-1950
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goodrich, samuel g. (samuel griswold), 1793-1860
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Yellow printed and illustrated wrappers and title: "Goose's melodies. Complete. With annotations. The only pure edition
Topic: Nursery rhymes
New York Public Library
by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863; Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859; Vogel, Hermann Wilhelm, 1834-1898, ill
texts
eye 6,286
favorite 10
comment 0
NY3
Topic: Fairy tales
Children's Library
by Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924
texts
eye 6,219
favorite 5
comment 0
A ten-year-old orphan comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden. You can also read a copy of 'The Secret Garden' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
New York Public Library
by Asbjørnsen, Peter Christen, 1812-1885; Moe, Jørgen Engebretsen, 1813-1882; Dasent, George Webbe, Sir, 1817-1896; Nielsen, Kay Rasmus, 1886-1957
texts
eye 6,157
favorite 41
comment 0
Fifteen stories from Norwegian folklore including East of the sun and west of the moon and One's own children are always prettiest
Topics: Fairy tales, Folklore -- Norway
Brown cloth over boards blocked in black and gold; marbled edges
Topics: Children's stories, Conduct of life
Yellow printed wrappers
Topics: Animals -- Religious aspects Christianity, Butterflies, Humane education, Natural history
California Digital Library
by De Morgan, Mary; Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Swain, Joseph, 1820-1909
texts
eye 5,994
favorite 14
comment 0
The necklace of Princess Fiorimonde -- The wanderings of Arasmon -- The heart of Princess Joan -- The pedlar's pack -- The bread of discontent -- The three clever kings -- The wise princess
Topic: Conduct of life
Moon, M. Tabart
Topic: Fairy tales
Hugo, T, Bewick
Topic: Children's songs
California Digital Library
by Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875
texts
eye 5,780
favorite 15
comment 0
Publisher's violet sand-grain cloth over boards, blocked in gold and blind
Topic: Children's stories, Danish
Topics: Food adulteration and inspection, Food, Lead Poisoning, Food Poisoning
California Digital Library
by Chatelain, Clara de, 1807-1876
texts
eye 5,565
favorite 4
comment 0
Publisher's tan printed wrappers. Gift of Daniel Hirsch, 1997
Topic: Children's stories, English
New York Public Library
by Cuchet-Albaret, Emilia
texts
eye 5,532
favorite 3
comment 0
NY3
New York Public Library
texts
eye 5,439
favorite 7
comment 0
A collection of fifty-three myths and legends taken from the folklore of the Indians of the Pacific Northwest
Topics: Indians of North America -- Northwest, Pacific Religion, Indians of North America -- Northwest,...
Hand-colored frontispiece
Topics: Picture books for children, Conduct of life, Children's stories, Maxims
California Digital Library
by Darley, Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-1888
texts
eye 5,322
favorite 6
comment 0
NUC Pre-1956
Topic: Jinn
New York Public Library
by MacDonald, George, 1824-1905; Smith, Jessie Willcox, 1863-1935, ill
texts
eye 5,306
favorite 23
comment 1
Diamond, a young boy living in nineteenth-century London, has many adventures as he travels with the beautiful lady North Wind and comes to know the many facets of her protective and violent temper
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Topic: Fairy tales
California Digital Library
texts
eye 5,277
favorite 5
comment 0
Publisher's cream printed wrappers, illustrated in colors
Topic: Thieves
California Digital Library
texts
eye 5,243
favorite 5
comment 0
Evans
Topics: Children, Children -- Death Religious aspects Christianity, Christian biography, Christian life
California Digital Library
by Victor, Metta Victoria Fuller, 1831-1885; Botstiber, Hugo; Osswald, Eugen
texts
eye 5,103
favorite 8
comment 0
Blue cloth over boards; green paper onlays, printed in blue, on upper and lower boards and spine; vignettes on upper and lower boards; green edges
Topics: Diary fiction, Conduct of life
Original wrappers wanting? Half mottled calf and marbled paper over boards; watermark on second flyleaf: 1913
Topics: Penmanship, Children -- Writing
California Digital Library
texts
eye 4,993
favorite 4
comment 0
Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books
Topic: Young women -- Conduct of life
California Digital Library
texts
eye 4,950
favorite 20
comment 0
Rust colored cloth over boards blocked in gold and black
Topics: Fairy tales, Legends
Topics: Indians of North America, Camping
California Digital Library
texts
eye 4,910
favorite 2
comment 0
Gumuchian
Topics: Conduct of life, Children's stories, English
California Digital Library
by Planché, J. R. (James Robinson), 1796-1880; Corbould, Edward Henry, 1815-1905; Godwin, James, d. 1876; Harvey, William, 1796-1866; Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902; Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
texts
eye 4,855
favorite 9
comment 0
NUC pre-1956
Topic: Fairy tales
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Armstrong, Margaret, 1867-1944, University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special...
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Buckler, Caroline; Calder, William M. (William Musgrave), 1932-; Huss, Bernhard
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eye 4,826
favorite 5
comment 0
Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Friedländer, Paul, 1882-1968, Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, Ulrich von, 1848-1931
Children's Library
by E. Nesbit
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eye 4,785
favorite 1
comment 1
Five children discover a Psammead, a wish-granting sand-fairy, when they move to the countryside of Britain. You can also read a copy of 'Five Children And It' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
( 1 reviews )
California Digital Library
texts
eye 4,743
favorite 5
comment 0
Wrappers wanting
Topic: Animals
California Digital Library
by Optic, Oliver, 1822-1897; Andrew, John, 1815-1875
texts
eye 4,729
favorite 2
comment 0
Violet dot-and-line cloth over boards, blocked in gold and blind. Pages 7-8 torn; text partially wanting
Topics: Birthdays, Charity, Children's parties
New York Public Library
by Drake, Francis S. (Francis Samuel), 1828-1885; Dowd, Francis Joseph, 1876-
texts
eye 4,726
favorite 8
comment 0
Topics: Indians of North America, Indians of North America -- Wars
The Broken vase -- Little Bertram -- Elm Tree Hall -- Belleville School -- Honest poverty -- Integrity, and its reward
Topics: Conduct of life, Children -- Conduct of life, Children's stories
California Digital Library
by Clifford W. K., Mrs., d. 1929; Stanley, Dorothy, Lady, d. 1926
texts
eye 4,679
favorite 7
comment 0
Publisher's beige cloth over boards, blocked in brown
Topics: Conduct of life, Children's stories, English
New York Public Library
by Tagore, Rabindranath, 1861-1941
texts
eye 4,670
favorite 4
comment 1
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Publisher's brown cloth over boards, blocked in gold and blind. Flyleaf inscribed in pencil; dated Jan. 1st, 1862
New York Public Library
by Harriman, Susan S., comp
texts
eye 4,661
favorite 15
comment 0
Topic: Children's stories
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Apostol, Jane; Sahak, Judy Harvey; Luckenbill, Dan
texts
eye 4,614
favorite 1
comment 0
Includes bibliographical references (p. [40]-47)
Topics: Percival, Olive, 1869-1945, Women book collectors
California Digital Library
by Bennett, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1829-1867
texts
eye 4,530
favorite 24
comment 1
Osborne Coll.
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Topic: Cats
California Digital Library
by James, T. H., Mrs
texts
eye 4,511
favorite 6
comment 0
No. 11 in a collection of sixteen, in two slipcases. [Japanese fairy tale collection]
Topics: Hares -- Japan, Deception, Folklore -- Japan
Dutch floral paper over boards. In quarter green and gray linen case
Topics: Conduct of life, Education
Tree calf over boards with printed red labels on spines
Topics: Conduct of life, Children's stories, English
California Digital Library
texts
eye 4,460
favorite 15
comment 0
Printed yellow wrappers; wood-engraved, captioned vignettes of wood-lark and canary-bird on upper wrapper, ounce and dog on lower wrapper
Topics: Animals, English language -- Alphabet
California Digital Library
texts
eye 4,459
favorite 2
comment 0
Special Collections copy 1 = Green cloth over boards blocked in black, gold, and blind. Ex libris C.K. Odgen. Inscription in ink, dated Christmas 1877, on verso of frontispiece
Topics: Horses, Horses -- Legends and stories
Topic: Fables
Imperfect copy: p. 45-46 wanting
Topic: Girls -- Conduct of life
Mottled calf over boards; in case
Topics: Fables, Folklore, Animals
Publisher's printed tan stiff wrappers; wood-engraved vignette on upper wrapper; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topics: Arabs, Tales -- Arab countries, Fairy tales -- Arab countries
California Digital Library
texts
eye 4,339
favorite 6
comment 0
Publisher's color illustrated wrappers
Topics: Animal welfare, Dogs, Kindness
New York Public Library
by Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703; Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939
texts
eye 4,318
favorite 16
comment 0
NY3
Disbound. Remnant of brown leather spine, tooled in gold, and red leather spine label
Topic: Children's stories
California Digital Library
texts
eye 4,269
favorite 13
comment 0
Brown cloth over boards blocked in gold and blind
Topics: Children's poetry, Nursery rhymes
California Digital Library
by Weir, Harrison, 1824-1906
texts
eye 4,268
favorite 4
comment 0
John McLoughlin publisher's yellow printed wrappers; vignette on upper wrapper is hand-colored; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topics: Foxes, Geese, Conduct of life
New York Public Library
by Gordon, Elizabeth, 1866-1922; Ross, M. T
texts
eye 4,252
favorite 38
comment 0
Wesley Weyman Coll
Topics: Picture books for children, Plants
New York Public Library
by Crossley-Holland, Kevin; Malone, Peter, 1953-
texts
eye 4,250
favorite 14
comment 0
Surveys the known history of King Arthur, the legends and lore surrounding him, his treatment in literature, and the possible historical background of his associates and stories
Topics: Arthur, King, Britons -- Kings and rulers, Arthurian romances, Folklore -- England, Great Britain...
Armorial bookplate of John Ludford
Topic: Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Harvey, William, 1796-1866
texts
eye 4,177
favorite 4
comment 0
Osborne Coll.
Topic: Inheritance and succession
Shaw & Shoemaker
New York Public Library
texts
eye 4,109
favorite 12
comment 0
Topic: Children's periodicals, American
Tree calf over boards with printed red labels on spines
Topics: Conduct of life, Children's stories, English
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Naiditch, P. G; University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections
texts
eye 4,077
favorite 1
comment 0
"An exhibition in the University Research Library, January 2-March 31, 1996" -- T.p. verso
Topics: Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936, Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936, CHR 1996
Weedon, M.J.P. Richard Johnson and the successors to John Newbery (The Library, 5th ser., v. 4, no. 1, June 1949, 25-63)
Topic: Greece -- History To 146 B.C
The history of A apple pie -- Miss Pussycat's tea party -- This little pig went to market -- Nursery rhymes -- The three bears -- Little Red Riding-Hood
New York Public Library
by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Robinson, W. Heath (William Heath), 1872-1944, ill
texts
eye 4,017
favorite 33
comment 0
California Digital Library
by Corner, John
texts
eye 4,012
favorite 10
comment 1
Ali Baba, or, The forty thieves -- The babes in the woods -- Cinderella, or, The little glass-slipper -- Jack and the bean-stalk -- Jack the giant-killer -- Little red riding-hood -- Puss in boots -- Robin Hood -- The three bears -- Tom Thumb -- Whittington and his cat
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Topic: Fairy tales
New York Public Library
by Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943
texts
eye 3,989
favorite 12
comment 0
Topic: Rabbits
New York Public Library
by Browning, Robert, 1812-1889; Dunlap, Hope, ill
texts
eye 3,976
favorite 12
comment 0
When the Mayor of Hamelin refuses to pay the Pied Piper for ridding Hamelin of rats, the Piper uses his magical pipe to spirit away all the children into an enchanted mountain, never to be seen again
Topics: Pied Piper of Hamelin (Legendary character), Legends -- Germany
California Digital Library
texts
eye 3,949
favorite 4
comment 0
Publisher's yellow printed and color-illustrated wrappers; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topics: Giants, Giants
Spec. Coll. copy 1 : Yellow illustrated wrappers; 2 wood-engravings each on upper ("Darton"/"man climbing ladder") and lower ("fox hunt"/"burning ship"). Ex libris Elvah Karshner and Olive Percival
Topics: Riddles, Zodiac
Children's Library
by William Elliot Griffis
texts
eye 3,945
favorite 6
comment 0
A collection of twenty-five Welsh fairy tales including: King Arthur's Cave, Welsh Rabbit and Hunted Hare, and The Golden Harp. You can also read a copy of 'Welsh Fairy Tales' by going to the International Children's Digital Library , a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Half red sheep and Spanish marbled paper over boards; spine tooled in gold; edges sprinkled in red
Topics: Conduct of life, Christian life, Obedience, Filial piety
New York Public Library
by Steel, Flora Annie Webster, 1847-1929; Kipling, John Lockwood, 1837-1911, ill
texts
eye 3,934
favorite 11
comment 0
A collection of folktales from Punjab, a region in the northwestern Indian subcontinent
Topics: Panjabis (South Asian people), Tales -- India Punjab
Evans
Topics: Children -- Conduct of life, Epigrams
New York Public Library
by Fisler, Annie; General Protestant Episcopal Sunday School Union. pbl
texts
eye 3,919
favorite 1
comment 0
Topic: Children's literature -- Fiction, American
New York Public Library
by comtesse de, 1799-1874
texts
eye 3,908
favorite 2
comment 0
NY3